Monday, February 16, 2015

Sewing: Fox Baby Set and Ballerina Baby Set

I was so excited when I got an invitation to a friend's baby shower. I asked her what theme and colors she was using for her nursery, and she said foxes and orange, gray, and turquoise. I knew right away what fabric I was going to use for her burp cloths... this awesome set called "Fox and the Houndstooth" from Robert Kaufman. I mean, look at those foxes! They are too much!
I was also beyond thrilled to find these ribbons at Hobby Lobby for the taggy blanket. They went so perfectly with the fabrics. Love, love, love!!
I am having a hard time using any other type of minky than this rosebud kind. It is so dreamy and soft. I wasn't sure it would work for a baby boy blanket, but I actually kind of love it. I think the soft swirls look great against the boyish mustaches and foxes.
I hope she loves them as much as I do!!
I wanted to make this Ballerina set for another friend who is having a baby girl very soon. I love the gold detail in the ribbons.
The ballerina fabric is from the "Girlfriends" collection by Ann Kelle. I bought the turquoise and gold chevron fabric at Hobby Lobby, and the pink pearl bracelet fabric is by Lizzy House.  
These make me want another baby girl!
Beautiful yes?

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